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Halogenated glucocorticoid. As generic term often also used synonymously for the derivatives betamethasone valerate, -dipropionate, -acetate and -dihydrogen phosphate disodium.
With the hydrophilic betamethasone valerate emulsion (NRF 11.47.) and the hydrophilic betamethasone valerate cream (NRF 11.37.), the NRF provides 2 hydrophilic O/W formulations.
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Remember! Data refer to betamethasone, not to its derivatives.
- Adults and children > 6 years. Initial 1.5-4 mg/day p.o.; maintenance dose: 0.25-1 mg/day p.o.
- Children < 6 years. Initial 0.1 mg/kg bw p.o.; maintenance dose: 0.015 mg/kg bw/day p.o. (no long-term treatment!).